A top House lawmaker has announced that Congress will pass a governmentwide temporary spending bill to keep the government running through Dec. 20, forestalling a government shutdown as the House turns its focus to impeachment hearings
Bloomberg Government editorial director Loren Duggan provided a look ahead on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
If one of the next furloughs happens while a team of American astronauts are heading for the Moon, will they be forced to abort their mission and return to Earth?
Government shutdowns accomplish little, lose a lot and can have a political backlash.
Interparty relations on Capitol Hill seem to be worsening by the day. For more details, Bloomberg Government’s Loren Duggan joined Federal Drive.
To head off a government shutdown, Congress and the White House need to reach agreement on either a set of full appropriations bills, or another CR.
For more on what normally goes on in Congress during recesses, The Fulcrum Editor-in-Chief David Hawkings joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
For how contractors can navigate the next couple of months, federal sales consultant Larry Allen joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The reason for the new shutdown decision deadline is that lawmakers have not approved appropriations to keep all federal agencies operating after Oct. 1.
President Donald Trump Friday evening signed the seven-week continuing resolution into law, delaying fears of another government shutdown until Nov. 21.